Hot stone massage therapy involves the placement of stones that are heated, flat and smooth on key parts of the body. The stones are applied with or without pressure and penetrate the deepest layers of muscle to promote a variety of health benefits including increased joint mobility and flexibility, relief from chronic muscle and joint pain and improved circulation.
Although similar to deep tissue massage therapy, sports massage therapy involves the manipulation of soft tissues such as muscles, tendons, ligaments and fascia of those who regularly exercise. A sports massage is designed to correct problems that arise from repetitive and strenuous physical activity and is of great benefit to athletes before and after your workout. It can aid in the recovery and prevention of injury and may even enhance performance.
Deep tissue massage therapy involves the application of firm pressure and strokes to penetrate layers of muscle and fascia. This is a perfect massage for those who suffer from chronic aches and pains or are seeking to rehabilitate an injury. Deep tissue treatments have proven to be very helpful in alleviating conditions such as aching shoulders, upper back pain, lower back pain, leg muscle cramps and tightness, neck stiffness and Sciatica.